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Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,016
Posted By KingRat
Daytona TravelStar GTX. ...

Daytona TravelStar GTX.

http://www.daytona.de/index.php?page=811

I'm on my third pair. I've been wearing them more or less 10 hours a day, 5 days a week for more than a decade. I can't fault...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,487
Posted By KingRat
Kriega R30 by a long, long way. ...

Kriega R30 by a long, long way.

http://www.fastbikesmag.com/files/2011/12/kriega-R30.jpg

Cannot fault it in any way.
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,487
Posted By KingRat
R30 is waterproof.

R30 is waterproof.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 27,822
Posted By KingRat
Hell has probably just frozen over. I agree with...

Hell has probably just frozen over. I agree with Illsy.


Speed in itself does not kill. Inappropriate speed kills. Charging into a hazard at a speed where you cannot stop safely on your own side...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,555
Posted By KingRat
Echo this

Echo this
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 506,644
Posted By KingRat
http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Somme-2012/...

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Somme-2012/i-VN6S8mK/0/XL/bChemindesDames-XL.jpg

Chemin Des Dames, the Somme (phone pic but I just like the memories I guess.)

The R1's oil pressure...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 506,644
Posted By KingRat
http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Dorset-1305...

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Dorset-130513/i-DdDzbp2/0/XL/P5130017-XL.jpg

Swanage Bay, Dorset.
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 67,158
Posted By KingRat
There is one thing.... the front wheel can throw...

There is one thing.... the front wheel can throw a lot of crud up into the radiator matrix. Mine has a front fender extender fitted from new and gets the radiator matrix hosed out thoroughly every...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,729
Posted By KingRat
Some big pics of the T21 - phenominal quality for...

Some big pics of the T21 - phenominal quality for the price.

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/photos/i-67qZzfb/1/M/i-67qZzfb-M.jpg (http://kingrat.smugmug.com/photos/i-67qZzfb/1/O/i-67qZzfb.jpg)
...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,729
Posted By KingRat
That is a rebranded San Ren Mu T21 - a really...

That is a rebranded San Ren Mu T21 - a really well made Chinese knife that can be had off the internet for a little over $10.

It's what I'd recommend for a cop.

It is a tool, not a weapon, and...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,643
Posted By KingRat
Another positive recommendation. Had one for...

Another positive recommendation. Had one for years. Outstanding.
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,706
Posted By KingRat
I'm 6'2" with a long back and stumpy legs, and...

I'm 6'2" with a long back and stumpy legs, and I'm a big unit.

I have one of these and IMHO and after comprehensive and fairly extreme testing it is the best sports-touring bike money can buy,.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 67,158
Posted By KingRat
:fitz :lol3

:fitz :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 67,158
Posted By KingRat
March. I'm loving it Cos. 6'02"...

March. I'm loving it Cos.




6'02" but I've got a long back and stumpy legs.

The MRA screen is nice but I probably wouldn't bother with the vario extension - a simple double bubble would...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 67,158
Posted By KingRat
Can't really add much to Appesino's review...

Can't really add much to Appesino's review (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13719759&postcount=3) - just confirm it. IMHO this is the best all-round road bike out there, bar none.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By KingRat
Alpinestars SMX worth a look ... had a pair for...

Alpinestars SMX worth a look ... had a pair for years, really solid build quality. Only problem has been the wrist closure velcro coming unglued from the rubber after about 5 years - easily glued...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 226,689
Posted By KingRat
not very helpful, is it?

not very helpful, is it?
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,276
Posted By KingRat
I suppose it is too much to hope for that Yanks...

I suppose it is too much to hope for that Yanks can tell the difference between knives and guns.
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,836
Posted By KingRat
thanks for the comprehensive replies. :D

thanks for the comprehensive replies. :D
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,836
Posted By KingRat
I'm bumping this thread because I need a...

I'm bumping this thread because I need a temporary puncture repair kit for tubeless tyres.

Given that its purpose will be to let me finish the ride and then replace the tyre, I'm currently tending...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 259,623
Posted By KingRat
the correct word to precede the phrase 'instant...

the correct word to precede the phrase 'instant coffee' is 'revolting.' :deal
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,067
Posted By KingRat
Olympus TG1

a couple of snaps from today, just point and shoot in a couple of modes.... I'm not good enough to do anything arty or clever with it.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,067
Posted By KingRat
Olympus TG-1. Ruggedised, USB-chargeable, not...

Olympus TG-1. Ruggedised, USB-chargeable, not too costly, nice pics.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,758,720
Posted By KingRat
:wave Rivka :D I used to take a cheapish...

:wave Rivka :D

I used to take a cheapish bridge camera on bike trips but recently blatantly copied a friend who is similarly rough on gear and got an Olympus TG1.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,758,720
Posted By KingRat
http://kingrat.smugmug.com/photos/418351708_PyRoE-...

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/photos/418351708_PyRoE-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,294
Posted By KingRat
In a toolbox for use when needed? A headtorch is...

In a toolbox for use when needed? A headtorch is probably better.

Long-term storage? Lithium batteries every time. CR123 most powerful, AA or AAA can be replaced with commonly-available...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By KingRat
Thank you. :D

Thank you. :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By KingRat
Can you recommend a nice scenic route into...

Can you recommend a nice scenic route into Andermatt from the eastern end of Lake Costance by any chance please?
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,223
Posted By KingRat
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=53...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=535416

enjoy.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By KingRat
a couple more trips around northern France

Getting time off work has been next to impossible of late but I have managed to squeeze in a couple of short trips around France, a beautiful country with lots of space, fantastic roads and light...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,758,720
Posted By KingRat
:razor I guess size must be an issue for...

:razor


I guess size must be an issue for you. :fitz
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-29-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,758,720
Posted By KingRat
:bluduh The only thing keeping me sane is...

:bluduh


The only thing keeping me sane is trip planning.

For September.:bluduh

When the Circus has taken all the clowns away. :bluduh :bluduh
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,758,720
Posted By KingRat
:scratch I don't think it was. :grim

:scratch I don't think it was. :grim
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,758,720
Posted By KingRat
It'll never catch on. ...

It'll never catch on.

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Somme-2012/i-xvWnLQx/0/L/road-ahead-2-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,184
Posted By KingRat
http://www.jc-motorcycle-accessories.co.uk/inc/002...

http://www.jc-motorcycle-accessories.co.uk/inc/0025/images/shop/prods/629.jpg

refillable with very dilute car windscreen washer fluid

works very quickly on all insect entrails and other...
Forum: Face plant 05-15-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 94,963
Posted By KingRat
First of all, best wishes for a speedy recovery....

First of all, best wishes for a speedy recovery. :deal



:scratch



Never understood the lack of conspicuity markings over there.
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 37,429
Posted By KingRat
The sun visor will be a great improvement over...

The sun visor will be a great improvement over the multitech.

Annoyingly enough my new company multitech just arrived. :bluduh
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-22-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,758,720
Posted By KingRat
Fantastic photographs Rivka. They really give a...

Fantastic photographs Rivka. They really give a flavour of the place, although it looks too damn hot for me! :lol3

And a happy (very) belated birthday too.
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,785
Posted By KingRat
Have you considered posting this question in a...

Have you considered posting this question in a gun forum?

It's a strange question for a first-post n00b to ask in a motorcycle forum. Unless you are less king and barge and more, well, you know...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,616
Posted By KingRat
http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Advrider/smilies/awjeez...

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Advrider/smilies/awjeeznotthisshitagain/452947941_7fQJL-O-1.jpg
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